Atlanta Evaluates Dozens of Smart City Offers

Originally published by Colin Wood, Statescoop

The city is using its infrastructure repair backlog as an opportunity to spring forward a generation and pursue autonomous vehicles, Wi-Fi and fiber projects that could sustain the city’s visions of vibrant communities for years to come.

New projects around connected and autonomous vehicles, smart city sensors, fiber and Wi-Fi are expected to launch in Atlanta this year.

The city published four requests for information (RFI) around smart city technology and broadband infrastructure last year and received more than 60 responses by the December deadline. The city is now reviewing those responses, having tested the vendor community waters in… [read more]